This Egyptian structure, which sits on the outskirts of the Parque del Oeste, dates back 2,200 years and is dedicated to the gods Amun and Isis. It was sent, block by block, by the Egyptian government in 1968 in thanks for Spain’s help in preserving monuments threatened by the Aswan Dam. You can visit the […]
August can not be in Barcelona without its traditional Fista Major de Gràcia. As you know, this is one of the most popular festivities in the city, characterized by its characteristic display of streets decorated and concerts in the cool of hot summer nights. Write down on the agenda, this year they are celebrated from […]
La Latina is one of the oldest and most traditional areas in the Spanish capital. The proof is in the city walls, the tiniest to largest churches that seem to spring up out of nowhere along the streets, and even the Segovia viaduct and the Puerta de Toledo that mark the district limits. The Mercado […]
The festival that brings together the performing arts, design, music and gastronomy has decided to add a new site to its catalog, La Roca Village, with the aim of fostering and providing experiences in a new and unique setting. A summer with more than 40 emerging brands that are added to the more than 140 […]
The terrace of the History Museum of Catalonia becomes the stage for a summer cycle of Mediterranean music. Summer Nights at the museum’s terrace, in the heart of the Port of Barcelona and with one of the best views of the city. This year’s cycle, ‘Mediterráneo. Music that is played ‘, which will take place […]
Located in the city’s former municipal slaughterhouse, this complex of 48 buildings is now a multifunctional space dedicated to contemporary art and culture. Although some of those buildings are still abandoned, the rest have been rehabilitated and now serve as an exhibition and theater room. Among the most important ships of Matadero Madrid are the […]
Without doubt, the best known and most prestigious art gallery in Madrid is the Museo del Prado. And this year it celebrates no less than its 200th anniversary with an exhibition that explores its history through 168 original pieces that are essential in the history of art. Moreover, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza will hold exhibitions of […]
Every Friday and Saturday from June 7 to September 14, La Pedrera (aka Casa Milà) becomes the epicentre of jazz in Barcelona. The rooftop terrace of the Gaudí building on Passeig de Gràcia is transformed into an exceptional stage, where you can enjoy warm summer nights, incredible city views, and the coolest live jazz. La […]
The Naval Battle of Vallecas will hold its 38th edition on July 14th. A different party, which attracts a growing number of locals and tourists and in which the good atmosphere is guaranteed. Here are five reasons why you should not miss it. Yes, prepare to go home past water. 1. For the heat. Because […]
If Pamplona is far from your reach to celebrate the famous San Fermines, calmly, we have the solution. For the eighth consecutive year, the neighbors of the Gothic Quarter invite us to live their San Fermín in the Gothic Quarter, with red handkerchiefs included. The party will begin at 12 noon, when the txupinazo will […]
Madrid has a terrible reputation in summer: desert city and almost post-apocalyptic city. But those of us who like the city know that it is a very rare fame, especially when the cultural and summer festival of Los Veranos de la Villa begins, with at least 5 artistic events per week divided into 35 stages […]
Taylor Mac is, without doubt, the biggest phenomenon born in New York in the last decade. And Grec brings us an abbreviated version of his history of American music. And how communities are built from the joint struggle against oppression, destruction and marginalization has become a spectacular success. Yes, this is a profound reflection on […]
Coinciding with the publication of Gino Rubert’s (Mexico City, 1969) new graphic novel ‘Sí, quiero’, a manifesto in favour of love and art which brings together the bulk of his paintings, Rubert presents an exhibition that explores his creative process and has you take part in his artistic experience. Senda , Eixample Until Saturday July […]
The Sónar festival of arts, design, and electronic and advanced music, which won the Time Out Barcelona Award for 2018, fills up the summer in the city once again with top-notch artists such as American rapper A$AP Rocky and London grime producer and MC Skepta, as well as emerging stars like Ross From Friends, Octavian, […]
Summer nights in botanic gardens under the Madrid sky. Could there be a better setting for a music festival? From late June and throughout the month of July, Noches del Botánico celebrates its fourth edition. You’ll want to mark your calendars now and try to go more ethan one night after seeing the line-up, which […]
Music, Music festivals Valdebebas , Madrid Thursday July 11 2019 – Saturday July 13 2019 The Mad Cool music festival has made a name for itself as one of the biggest in Spain. Last year’s line-up made us swoon, and this year is shaping up to be nothing short of brilliant as well. Bon Iver, The National the return […]
Art CCCB. Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona , El Raval Tuesday May 28 2019 – Tuesday September 24 2019 Scientists and artists have plenty in common, including active imaginations and a nearly insatiable curiosity. Both, in some way, also share a common goal, which is to understand the mystery of life. The CCCB presents ‘Quantum’, an international project […]
Catalan modernism is something that marks Barcelona’s architecture and spirit as a city. To value this heritage the association of businesses CorEixample, to coincinde with the Dreta del Eixample neighbourhood’s Festa Major (big annual street party), launches a new edition of the Modernista Fair. Celebrating its 15th edition, this year’s fair (May 31 to June […]
From 30 May to 2 June, Madrid is hosting the UEFA Champions Festival, an annual event held in the host city in the days leading up to the big match. Puerta del Sol, the city’s most central square, will have a stage that will host DJs, bands and local performers, and at the Real Casa de Correos you will be […]
Thu, May 30 2019 – Sat, Jun 1 2019 For more than eighteen years now Primavera Sound has been consistently offering successful musical events. The Barcelona-based music promotion company has, since its modest beginnings, developed a strong commitment to music so that spectators from different generations can enjoy the experience of live music to the full. This is […]
If you are in Barcelona, do take some time to visit this venue. This in-depth exploration of the complete works of Kubrick presents more than 600 items, including moving images (some 40 audiovisuals); objects and material from the director’s personal archives (research and production documents, screenplays, stills, tools, costumes, models, cameras and lenses…), and his correspondence with the talent that surrounded him.
Next Thursday the 11th of October at 19h, is the first of a series of lectures related to architecture. This first lecture is entitled “Love Will Save The World” and is conducted by renown architect Massimiliano Fuksas. The lecture will pay special attention to the sustainability of our cities.
If you are in Barcelona the second week of October here is your chance. This festival comes along like every year with a lot of fantastic activities.
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